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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 62 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 -1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 386 293 410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 4.42% 4.57% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 4.82% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 326 272 346
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,050 £46,250
25th Percentile £59,813 £58,125 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £93,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £107,500
London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

SDLC is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,259 6,082 7,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 94.67% 94.91% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6,390 5,445 6,445
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £98,750
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing SDLC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Central London

SDLC
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SDLC in Central London.

Salary trend for SDLC in Central London

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SDLC in Central London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Central London

SDLC
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
City of London -3 333 £80,000 +10.34% 81
West End of London +22 15 £61,500 -
Camden - 9 £61,500 -
City of Westminster +8 6 £71,250 -
Lambeth - 3 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £65,000 -
Southwark - 1 £52,500 -
SDLC
London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, IT jobs citing SDLC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for SDLC.

1 266 (68.91%) Agile
2 170 (44.04%) DevOps
3 137 (35.49%) Finance
4 134 (34.72%) Azure
5 117 (30.31%) Java
6 114 (29.53%) CI/CD
7 110 (28.50%) Scrum
8 93 (24.09%) SQL
9 80 (20.73%) AWS
10 78 (20.21%) TDD
11 76 (19.69%) C#
11 76 (19.69%) Python
12 69 (17.88%) JIRA
12 69 (17.88%) Social Skills
13 68 (17.62%) JavaScript
13 68 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 64 (16.58%) Microservices
15 62 (16.06%) .NET
16 60 (15.54%) Git (software)
16 60 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
17 57 (14.77%) Test Automation
18 54 (13.99%) SQL Server
19 48 (12.44%) OO
20 46 (11.92%) Software Engineering
21 44 (11.40%) Portfolio Management
22 43 (11.14%) Thought Leadership
23 42 (10.88%) GCP
24 41 (10.62%) Validation
25 40 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
25 40 (10.36%) Task Automation

SDLC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.66%) Confluence
2 10 (2.59%) Moodle
2 10 (2.59%) Totara
3 7 (1.81%) Apache
4 6 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.04%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.78%) SAS
8 2 (0.52%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Summit
3 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.26%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 134 (34.72%) Azure
2 80 (20.73%) AWS
3 42 (10.88%) GCP
4 16 (4.15%) PaaS
5 15 (3.89%) SaaS
6 12 (3.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 12 (3.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 11 (2.85%) IaaS
7 11 (2.85%) Power Platform
7 11 (2.85%) Serverless
8 9 (2.33%) OpenShift
8 9 (2.33%) Snowflake
9 8 (2.07%) Azure Service Bus
9 8 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.81%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (1.55%) Azure AKS
11 6 (1.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 6 (1.55%) Azure Key Vault
12 5 (1.30%) Azure App Service
12 5 (1.30%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.59%) Network Security
2 5 (1.30%) HTTP
3 2 (0.52%) Intranet
3 2 (0.52%) NAS
3 2 (0.52%) SAN
3 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.26%) IPsec
4 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.40%) NoSQL
2 17 (4.40%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.37%) Data Lake
5 10 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.59%) Power BI
6 9 (2.33%) Big Data
7 6 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.55%) OLTP
7 6 (1.55%) Redis
7 6 (1.55%) Tableau
8 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.04%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (17.88%) JIRA
2 60 (15.54%) Git (software)
3 32 (8.29%) Jenkins
4 29 (7.51%) Cucumber
5 28 (7.25%) Selenium
6 19 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (4.66%) Maven
8 17 (4.40%) SonarQube
9 15 (3.89%) Artifactory
10 14 (3.63%) GitLab
10 14 (3.63%) SoapUI
10 14 (3.63%) WebDriver
11 13 (3.37%) REST Assured
12 12 (3.11%) Bitbucket
13 11 (2.85%) SpecFlow
14 8 (2.07%) JUnit
15 7 (1.81%) Appium
15 7 (1.81%) PowerDesigner
16 6 (1.55%) ER Studio
16 6 (1.55%) ERwin
General
1 137 (35.49%) Finance
2 69 (17.88%) Social Skills
3 40 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.29%) Presentation Skills
5 27 (6.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 24 (6.22%) Advertising
7 20 (5.18%) Banking
8 16 (4.15%) Back Office
9 14 (3.63%) Games
9 14 (3.63%) Law
10 13 (3.37%) Retail
11 9 (2.33%) Marketing
12 8 (2.07%) Publishing
13 7 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.81%) Investment Banking
14 6 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (1.04%) Front Office
15 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
15 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 119 (30.83%) Developer
2 59 (15.28%) Senior Developer
3 44 (11.40%) Analyst
4 29 (7.51%) Business Analyst
5 26 (6.74%) Scrum Master
6 21 (5.44%) Project Manager
7 20 (5.18%) Software Developer
8 18 (4.66%) Architect
8 18 (4.66%) Lead Developer
9 16 (4.15%) Technical Analyst
9 16 (4.15%) Technical Business Analyst
10 15 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (3.89%) Python Developer
10 15 (3.89%) QA Engineer
11 14 (3.63%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.63%) Test Engineer
12 13 (3.37%) Development Manager
12 13 (3.37%) Salesforce Developer
12 13 (3.37%) Software Manager
13 11 (2.85%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (16.06%) .NET
2 36 (9.33%) React
3 28 (7.25%) RESTful
4 27 (6.99%) CSS
4 27 (6.99%) HTML
5 26 (6.74%) Web Services
6 24 (6.22%) Gherkin
7 23 (5.96%) .NET Framework
7 23 (5.96%) REST
8 22 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (4.40%) Entity Framework
10 15 (3.89%) SOAP
11 14 (3.63%) Spring
12 13 (3.37%) Kafka
12 13 (3.37%) Lightning Web Components
12 13 (3.37%) Visualforce
13 12 (3.11%) .NET Core
13 12 (3.11%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.11%) Dapper ORM
14 8 (2.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.92%) User Experience
2 16 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.63%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.37%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.07%) Derivative
8 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.55%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.55%) PMI
10 5 (1.30%) NHS
10 5 (1.30%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.04%) Life Science
11 4 (1.04%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.04%) Wiki
12 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.48%) Windows
2 21 (5.44%) Linux
3 14 (3.63%) Unix
4 5 (1.30%) Android
4 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (68.91%) Agile
2 170 (44.04%) DevOps
3 114 (29.53%) CI/CD
4 110 (28.50%) Scrum
5 78 (20.21%) TDD
6 68 (17.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (16.58%) Microservices
8 60 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
9 57 (14.77%) Test Automation
10 48 (12.44%) OO
11 46 (11.92%) Software Engineering
12 44 (11.40%) Portfolio Management
13 43 (11.14%) Thought Leadership
14 41 (10.62%) Validation
15 40 (10.36%) Task Automation
16 39 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (9.84%) Coaching
17 38 (9.84%) People Management
17 38 (9.84%) Software Architecture
18 35 (9.07%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 117 (30.31%) Java
2 93 (24.09%) SQL
3 76 (19.69%) C#
3 76 (19.69%) Python
4 68 (17.62%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.92%) TypeScript
7 15 (3.89%) PHP
8 13 (3.37%) Apex Code
8 13 (3.37%) Kotlin
9 9 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.07%) C
10 8 (2.07%) C++
11 7 (1.81%) Bash
12 6 (1.55%) Scala
13 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.78%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.78%) Perl
14 3 (0.78%) VBA
15 2 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (6.74%) Degree
2 10 (2.59%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.07%) CISSP
4 8 (2.07%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.04%) CSSLP
7 4 (1.04%) MCSD
7 4 (1.04%) MCSE
7 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.04%) PMP
8 3 (0.78%) CISM
8 3 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.78%) PhD
8 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) SANS
10 1 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.07%) QA
2 8 (2.07%) SLA
3 7 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.81%) GDPR
4 5 (1.30%) GxP
4 5 (1.30%) PMO
5 3 (0.78%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.26%) IFRS
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 15022
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (4.66%) Docker
2 6 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (5.18%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.89%) Terraform
3 7 (1.81%) Ansible
4 4 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.52%) Puppet
5 2 (0.52%) vMotion
5 2 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (4.15%) Sybase
4 14 (3.63%) Google
4 14 (3.63%) Oracle
5 9 (2.33%) Databricks
6 8 (2.07%) PagerDuty
6 8 (2.07%) Sun
7 6 (1.55%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.55%) HP
8 3 (0.78%) SAP
9 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco
9 2 (0.52%) Veritas
9 2 (0.52%) VMware
10 1 (0.26%) BiZZdesign
10 1 (0.26%) Pega
10 1 (0.26%) Sencha
10 1 (0.26%) Snow
10 1 (0.26%) Teradata